Getting the word out about a craft show can be tough. Paradoxically, it can also be difficult for vendors to keep track of shows they want to attend, application dates, etc. The good news is that craft show websites are cropping up to make the job a little easier. IndieCraftShows.com just turned 3, and we gave the site… Continue reading
I love browsing vintage housewares on Etsy, and now that we have a special search for vintage items it’s even easier. I’m a sucker for housewares: they’re pretty and functional! Or arguably functional. Here are my top ten picks: 10. Set of 3 Frosted Jars I appreciate that the coffee jar is the largest of… Continue reading
When I first heard about knitting machines, I was skeptical. Then I heard about a model that could connect to a computer and I had to have one. Kelly breaks it on down here, giving you an intro into the world of machine knitting. This was filmed at NYCResistor, a hacker space here in Brooklyn…. Continue reading
Curious about the little orange RSS links you see all over the web? RSS feeds are a great way to keep tabs on websites that update frequently, like blogs and Etsy shops. Word on the street is that RSS stands for “real simple syndication.” Check out this video on how to use RSS : [Music… Continue reading
Check out this terrific collection of furniture made from wrought iron and salvaged materials.
We all have excess crafting supplies. Some folks keep them well organized, others have messy drawers full of odds ‘n’ ends we just can’t bear to get rid of. Sure, I’m never going to use that giant box of charcoal pastels I had to buy freshman year of art school, but I can’t throw them… Continue reading